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Analytic and experimental epidemiology of cancer

Analytic and experimental epidemiology of cancer

proceedings of the 3rd international symposium of the Princess Takamatsu Cancer Research Fund. Edited by Waro Nakahara [and others]

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Published by University Park Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Congresses,
  • Carcinogenesis -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNakahara, Warō, 1894-, Takamatsu no Miya Hi Gan Kenkyū Kikin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC261 A2493 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination426p.
    Number of Pages426
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19058386M

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    Analytical Epidemiology Establish case control studies to address role of lifestyle, nutrition and genetic risk factors for cancer. Establish Cohort to study role of lifestyle, nutrition and genetic risk factors for cancer and other NCS. This chapter discusses the origins of epidemiologic study and summarizes common analytic techniques. After a brief discussion of study designs and the types of information they produce, this chapter notes several difficulties for studies of environmental epidemiology, including the problems of studying small numbers of persons or rare diseases.


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condition of interest). Of course, data obtained in an analytic study can also be explored in a descriptive mode, and data obtained in a descriptive study can be analyzed to test hypotheses. Thus, the distinction between "descriptive" and "analytic" studies is one of intent.

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Prospective studies in cancer epidemiology have conserved their study design over the last decades. In this context, current epidemiologic studies investigating gene-environment interactions are based on biobank for the analysis of genetic variation and biomarkers, using notified cancer as outcome.

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